Over 300 data leaks at Dutch hospitals this year

DutchNews.nl reports:

Dutch hospitals have reported 304 potential leaks of sensitive information to the Dutch data protection agency DPA since the beginning of this year, Trouw said on Thursday. Reporting has been compulsory for a wide variety of organisations since the start of this year. The agency has refused to give any information about the size and type of the leaks, saying it would be too easy to trace the hospitals which are responsible. But in general, the leaks are mainly caused by unsecured connections and human error, the agency said.

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